WHAT’S YOUR BEST BIT OF ADVICE?

Country Walking Magazine (UK) - - Discover | The West Highland Way -

Book ac­com­mo­da­tion well in ad­vance – a year ahead if you can, but def­i­nitely five months. Aaron Barnes De­spite be­ing a sea­soned walker I found some stretches quite de­mand­ing so plan ahead and don’t try to do too much in one day. Kevin Al­sop Well-fit­ting boots, good wa­ter­proofs. Kate Turn­bull (and many oth­ers) Slow down on the first day. I was sure I needed to walk fast and I ar­rived early with a blis­ter that could have been pre­vented if I hadn’t rushed. Caroline Green Bag­gage trans­fer – it’s a god­send.

Dawn Fletcher (and oth­ers) Be­ware of only pre­par­ing for rain – I got sun­stroke on my first day! Kim Ather­ton

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